A CalFire Air tanker pilot was killed yesterday afternoon after his plane crashed while fighting the Dog Rock fire in Yosemite.
A 36-year-old rock climber from the northern Bay Area died Saturday from a fall while climbing Matthes Crest in Yosemite National Park.
Listen up if you’re headed into the park. Here’s some things you need to know.
A deal that may expand Yosemite by almost 800 acres making it the size of John Muir’s original proposal for the park has stalled due to opposition from local Congressman Tom McClintock.
The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season tomorrow, tomorrow, Friday, May 2, 2014, at noon for all vehicular traffic.
To date the fire has cost an estimated $102 million, destroyed 11 residences, 3 businesses, 97 outbuildings and continues to threaten over 1200 structures.
Great news for everyone who has been following, the Rim Fire has reached 80% containment. Evacuation advisories have been lifted along Highway 108 from Ponderosa Hills to Pinecrest.
Conspiracy theorists will yell “there’s no such thing”, while climatologists are saying “I told you so” but for whatever reason, climate change or what-have-you, the The Lyell Glacier, the largest glacier in Yosemite National Park, has stopped moving.
What do you think, is there a way to make Yosemite safer for the public? What’s your solution? How do you feel? Tell us!